At the 2015 Winter TCA press tour, Ross said, "I don’t think it’s right for Discovery Channel, and think it’s something that
Paul Rosolie’s daredevil debut didn’t go so well. The researcher and naturalist covered himself in pig’s blood and donned a special suit to get swallowed alive by an anaconda and get it all on camera.
For a predator that can easily outweigh a grown man, we still know very little about the anaconda. How many of them are there? How are they adapting to the rapid changes in Amazonia today? How big are they getting? But before the snakes can be studied they must be found, and once they are found they must be restrained.
"This is animal abuse to the highest degree and absolutely disgusting, and could kill the snake," the petition reads. "An